Beebalm (Monarda didyma)


Scientific Name: Monarda didyma
Common Name: Beebalm
Description of facts and concepts: With white, pink, lavender, or bright red flowers, beebalm attracts butterflies, bees, and hummingbirds with its long, tubular flowers. In full sun and moist soil, it blooms in July and August, growing to  3-5’.
Seed or division information: Divide the surface runners in spring
Date of flower’s bloom (Month and week): July W2
Garden Name: Sunny Garden
Color of Flower: Red, white, pink, lavender
Height: 3-5′
Spread: 36″
Family: Mint
Soil Type: Base to Acidic Moist or wet neutral prairie
Soil: Dry to Wet Moist soil
Light: Sun to Shade Full sun
Zone 4-10 Zones 3-8